Pectus Up and Hyposfix, the new medical devices developed by Ventura Medical Technologies for the treatment of Pectus Excavatum and Hypospadias, respectively, will be presented at the Congress of the Ibero-American Association of Pediatric Surgery, academically endorsed by the Catholic University of Guayaquil, to be held in Guayaquil, Ecuador, from 25-27 July, 2024

Guayaquil will be the meeting point of the Ibero-American community of pediatric surgeons, where the Iberoamerican Association, chaired by Dr. Paul Astudillo Neira and also President of the Organizing Committee, together with AIACP, IPEG and WOFAPS, will present the latest innovations in the different subspecialties of pediatric surgery.

During the event, Bemart Corp. distributor of Ventura Medical Technologies products, will present Pectus Up and the Hyposfix at stand number 8 of the exhibition hall and has planned workshops practical sessions and live demonstrations to provide hands-on experience and in-depth knowledge about them.

Bemart is an innovative medical company, distributor of conventional and customized implants and medical equipment with international certifications.

At the Congress, with the theme “The Pediatric Surgeon in the 21st Century“, Dr. Patricio Herrera, internationally recognized pediatric surgeon with extensive experience in the treatment of Pectus Excavatum, with Dr. Luís E. Zea Salazar, member of the Ecuadorian Society of Pediatric Surgery, will provide live surgeries of Pectus Up prior to the congress.

These surgeries together with a plenary session, presented by Dr. Patricio Herrera, will be the practical experience with Pectus Up and will provide   participants with a deep understanding of this innovative technique for the treatment of Pectus Excavatum.

The session will be held in room A, in the Thorax Surgery Module in the discussion panel on “Pectus, What’s New?”, moderated by Dr. Luis Enrique Zea, between 8:00 – 9:00 on July 27th.

Herrera is involved in a training program in pediatric thoracic surgery, also in adult thoracic surgery, especially in Pectus Excavatum with the Pectus Up technique, in different hospitals in Chile, but also in other Latin American countries such as Peru, Costa Rica, among others.

Pectus Up is a minimally invasive technique for treating Pectus Excavatum with minimal pain, quick recovery, and low analgesic use. The implant is placed above the sternum and lifted to the desired position. Its main benefits include reduced risk of internal organ damage, short hospital stays, and no need for intensive care.

Another session on the innovative products of Ventura Medical Technologies will focus on Hyposfix, which will be presented by Dr. Marta de Diego, member of the Scientific Committee of the Congress, in the discussion panel on “The latest and current in Hypospadias“, in the Urology Module III, room B, between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. on July 25.

Dr. De Diego is Head of the Pediatric Surgery Service at the Germans Trias i Pujol Hospital in Badalona (Barcelona-Spain), current President of the Spanish Society of Pediatric Surgery and the inventor of Hyposfix.

Hyposfix is ​​a separator-fixator used in pediatric urology for urethral interventions, such as Hypospadias and also in other less frequent ones, which allows excellent penile exposure so that the pediatric surgeon can perform the surgical repair of this type of pathologies with complete comfort.

This device not only fixes the penis, which can also be done in other more classical ways, but also gives it a firm base of support, which greatly helps in surgery.

Don’t miss the opportunity to learn more about Pectus Up and Hyposfix at the 10th Congress of the Ibero-American Association of Pediatric Surgery and how they can benefit your Pectus Excavatum and Hypospadias surgeries.